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Neottia ovata

Posted by
Johan Dierckx (Wijnegem, Belgium) on 19 July 2011 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Series: European Terrestrial Orchids

Neottia ovata (syn: Listera ovata) (NL: Grote keverorchis / EN: Common Twayblade / DE: Große Zweiblatt) is a terrestrial orchid native to Europe.Plant is 10–70 cm high,with 2 big green leaves. Flowers are green or yellow. In Belgium it is one of the most common orchid species but due to the "grassy" color the species is easily overlooked.

More images and info on European terrestrial orchids can be found on my Wordpress-Blog on European Orchids

Image: De Panne (B) - 22/05/2011

Canon EOS 400D 1/800 second F/3.5 ISO 200 150 mm

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Christine from Duns, United Kingdom

Superb DOF, on the lighter side, they look like dancing dolls

19 Jul 2011 6:49am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Beautiful colors and composition.

19 Jul 2011 11:16am

Ddo from Verdun, France

Light on this one is very beautiful. We have some of them in Meuse too. A very nice serie

22 Jul 2011 9:29pm

Maggy from Liège, Belgium

Magnifique rendu, dans ce camaïeu de vert tout en nette, bravo
Bon dimanche

24 Jul 2011 9:30am

Canon EOS 400D
1/800 second
ISO 200
150 mm